Edward T. Beil 1936-2020

GIRARD — Edward T. Beil, 84, passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

Born Aug. 26, 1936, in Youngstown, to Edwin and Grace Regnery Lewis (Beil), his father, Edwin, passed before his birth; he was adopted by Ralph Beil at the age of 4.

He graduated from Ursuline High School in 1954 and went on to graduate from Youngstown University in 1959 with a degree in electrical engineering from the Rayen Engineering School. Ed was a licensed professional engineer.

Ed was employed by Ohio Edison for 35 years, filling many diverse roles at Ohio Edison. He retired as the Warren Division manager in 1994. He went on to work for the Youngstown Warren Chamber of Commerce from 1995-2003, working to bring new business to the community.

Ed proudly served on many boards in the community he loved: The Red Cross, The United Way, Boy Scouts of America, Leadership Warren, The Youngstown Air Force Reserve Base Community Council and the St. Joseph Riverside Hospital Development Foundation. Ed also served as the assistant director of the Trumbull County Planning Commission.

Ed officiated high school football for over 25 years and was an avid Notre Dame and Youngstown State football fan.

Family was very important to Ed. He is beloved by his family and he was always there with an encouraging word or a hug. For many years, Ed golfed and enjoyed golfing with his family. The family gathered frequently to celebrate a number of occasions, including many Sunday dinners that his children enjoyed hosting.

He married Dorothy Kosiba in 1959, who preceded him in passing in 1972. He married Joanne Elwood in 1973.

His mother, Grace Beil, and father, Ralph Beil , also preceding him in passing.

He is survived by his wife, Joanne; and five children, Janet Thompson, Pat Bayerl (Jim), Sally Demidovich (Bill), Daniel Beil (Lisa) and Richard Beil (Crissy).

He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, Nicole Virga (Robert), Emily Phipps and Matthew Thompson (Sandra); Beau Bayerl, Gabrielle and Brooke Demidovich; Daniel, Amy and Olivia Beil; and Connor, Taylor and Carter Beil.

In addition, he is also survived by his lifelong friend, the Rev. Carl Kish, and other cousins and good friends.

We want to thank all of Ed’s wonderful compassionate caregivers: Serine, who was Ed’s primary caregiver, all the staff at Home Instead, the staff of Austinwoods, Shepherd of the Valley Howland and Liberty, and the staff of 7 West Extension at St Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. The family is blessed by all of you!

A private family service was held at Calvary Cemetery. A memorial service is planned to be held at St. Robert Church in Cortland, sometime in 2021.

Donations can be made to St. Robert Church, Cortland.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483. Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandson.fh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to the family.

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